Best New Listings: A Surprise Studio in Silver Spring and a Humble House in Herring Hill

  • September 18th 2020

by Nena Perry-Brown

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This week’s Best New Listings includes two Tudor-style Cottages in Hyattsville and Silver Spring and a humble house in Herring Hill.

Space to Expand in Hyattsville

The most affordable listing featured in Best New Listings today is this mid-century Tudor-style house a short walk from Magruder Park and the trail network in Hyattsville. The front stoop has room for a sitting area, and past the archtop front door, the living room has a wood-burning fireplace with a stone façade. The room also offers access to a sunroom-like porch with louvered windows on three sides and a door to the rear deck. The kitchen has a parquet hardwood floors and a tiled backsplash above the L-shaped countertop, and two bedrooms share a full bath on the main level. The lower level houses the second bath, along with a rec room, a laundry room, and access to the interior garage. A partially-finished attic offers the opportunity for bonus space or a new owner's suite, and the house also has a generous amount of yard space.

  • Full Listing: 5020 38th Avenue (map)
  • Price: $299,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,447
  • Year Built: 1939
  • Listing Agent: Ryan Hehman, GO BRENT

Rustic With Studio Space in Sligo Park Hills

A block from the Sligo Avenue Neighborhood Park, this 2,200 square-foot stone cottage comes with a bit of a surprise out back. French doors off the front porch lead into the living room with its painted stone panel fireplace and ceiling beams. The dining room has a rounded bay with leaded-top windows above a ledge, and there is a bonus room on the main level with shelving built in on three sides of a window and separate access to the sideyard. The lower level houses a bedroom, laundry room, and a rec room with wet bar nook between its white-painted brick walls. The backyard is peppered with garden areas, and a driveway alongside the house leads to the surprise: a former garage that has been converted to serve as wooden-floored workspace.

  • Full Listing: 5 Hilltop Road (map)
  • Price: $798,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,262
  • Year Built: 1929
  • Listing Agent: Liz Brent, GO BRENT

A Slice of History in Herring Hill 

This simple two-bedroom house sits a block from Rose Park in Georgetown's Herring Hill area, known for its history as a thriving Black and working-class community. With its exposed ceiling beams on the main level, this turn-of-the-century house retains its humble charm. Built-ins in the living room sit next to a brick panel wood-burning fireplace which also serves as a partition to the kitchen beyond, as a breakfast bar is mounted on its backside. The kitchen also houses a wine fridge, a combination washer/dryer, and a cooktop atop the counter, along with providing access to a private rear brick patio. The main bedroom upstairs has a built-in media center and double exposure with interior colonial shutters, and shares a bathroom with the second bedroom.

  • Full Listing: 1414 27th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $699,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 812
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agents: Daryl Judy, Kimberly Casey, Washington Fine Properties

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